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Change both sides of shape symmetrically?

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Hi there,

Long time DrawPlus user here, but still new to Affinity.  I have a Rounded Rectangle shape that I've converted to curves.  I selected the Node Tool on the tool bar and I'm dragging the handles to adjust the shape.  If possible, I'd like to have my adjustment applied like a mirror image, to both side of the retangle.  Even better would be all four corners.   Is this possible?  

Below is a screen shot.   (FYI I'm trying to reproduce the shape of this logo that is on the bottom layer... Some may recognize it as the logo for xyplorer.)

https://i.imgur.com/5gnBxFC.png

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EDIT: I'm on Windows 10.  Designer 1.8.5.703   -Steve

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This is probably an easier way.

  1. Make an ellipse using the ellipse tool the settings in the screenshot below
    image.png.cac165a9730dcb3fbc358ee0b7dff565.png
  2. Duplicate the ellipse and again use the screenshot below as a guide.
    image.png.d5033f805dbb939c8dabb9bba8a4be81.png
  3. Make a rectangle and again use the screenshot below as a guide
    image.png.6b9a8f318498b0d80a03d72ab22588c6.png
  4. You should have this shape now...
    image.png.c62227aaa32fa314486e44702e416bb1.png

You can now Boolean: Add the three shapes and change to black and add effects like the highlight.


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Another way is to draw a 6 sides polygon and then to use the Corners tool for adjusting it into the desired shape. Aka ...

The way with mirroring instead would be, to have two halfs of a rounded rectangle shape with expanded strokes as symbols, so that manipulationg the nodes of one of them effects the other one too. At the end then combine the two shape halfs again into one shape!

 


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